Reminder: Clean Up Your Digital Footprint When Job Hunting

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Your digital footprint is everything that shows up when someone searches for you online. From images to comments to blog posts, it can make or break your reputation. In today’s market, cyberspace is among the first places prospective employers will look before they make hiring decisions. 7 tips to ensure that everything that could possibly be… Read more »

3 Reasons New Grads Should Consider Temp Positions

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Close to a third of all U.S. workers are employed in temporary or consulting jobs. In many cases, these non-standard work arrangements are stepping stones to permanent, full-time employment. The American Staffing Association reports that 90 percent of employers work with temporary staffing firms as they seek to find the best and most qualified candidates…. Read more »

Go from Temp to Full Time with These 3 Steps

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While there’s no guarantee that your temporary job will become full time, you can increase the likelihood of that happening if you position yourself as an invaluable asset to your employer. In many cases, companies have been known to actually create permanent positions so they could keep their temporary workers, based on the positive impact… Read more »

The Top 5 Reasons to Quit Your Job

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Everyone has those days. From the time you open your office door till you pull out of the parking lot to drive home, nothing goes right. There may even be weeks or months during which you swear to yourself that “That’s it! I’m leaving!” But if those feelings persist over time, perhaps you do need… Read more »

3 Things That Send Your Resume to the Trash

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“Resumes are the heartbeat of a career search. If done well, your resume will tell your story and sell you.” These are the words of Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter of Glassdoor. They summarize the importance of a strong resume as the primary tool in your job quest. Here are three pitfalls to avoid so you can assure… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Your Job Search

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This spring is a particularly meaningful one for job seekers as the economy is on the upswing and companies are hiring again. At the same time, employees who may have been hesitant to pursue a job change in uncertain times are changing their tune. The race is on! This is a great time to review… Read more »

Overcome Career Uncertainty with these Tips

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Choosing the right career in Modesto can be overwhelming. There are days when you feel like you may never get it right. Take comfort in the fact that only 5 percent of people find the right professional path on the first try. They’re known as “fast starters” who tend to be less creative, adventurous and… Read more »

Explaining Your Work Experience with Numbers

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Even job seekers with sterling track records and impeccable credentials will struggle to top the competition if they fail to effectively translate their achievements onto paper or into talking points for interview purposes. When it comes to getting your resume noticed or trouncing other candidates during interviews, numbers count. Show How Many, How Much and… Read more »

Staying Healthy This Winter

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Shorter days, cooler temperatures and a harsher climate to deal with. And with that, the onslaught of colds, flus and related bugs. When you look at it that way, winter is not exactly a wonderland. But, despite these seasonal realities, winter can be an enjoyable and productive time – if you take the right steps… Read more »

Eliminate Low Morale and Increase Productivity

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Keeping your employees happy and motivated is crucial to the overall success of your organization. Happy, satisfied employees are more productive and much better at working collaboratively with their co-workers. On the flipside, when morale is low in your organization, your employees are far more likely to underperform, experience conflicts with one another and, in… Read more »